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One in 4 high school seniors say they have vaped in the past month. And for heavy users, scary headlines about serious illness and death are no match for nicotine addiction and peer pressure.
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The President of Ecuador has reversed his decision to repeal a decades-old fuel subsidy after gas prices spiked and widespread protests raged for nearly two weeks.
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Joe Biden is taking aim at President Trump over ethics, as the president continues attacks on the candidate and his son. Hunter Biden is now pledging to curtail his overseas business dealings.
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A disturbing video depicting President Trump shooting and stabbing political opponents and media outlets was played at a conference held by a pro-Trump group at his Miami resort last week.
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In the second season finale of HBO's Succession, the Roys regroup after their difficult congressional hearings. It turns out the family that yachts together ties itself into knots together.
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Kurdish forces in northern Syria relied on American troops to help them maintain control of the region. Now, they are aligning themselves with Syrian forces that are backed by Russia.
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Physical and verbal abuse are a shockingly common experience for mothers, a new study in The Lancet reports.
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The artist says his father's early misgivings about his chosen career became a source of motivation: "He gave me the determination to make something of myself." John's new memoir is called Me.
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As the climate warms, many U.S. lakes are seeing more algal blooms, low oxygen levels and stressed out fish species. One team in Oregon hopes that pumping oxygen into the water can help.
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More than 50 people are dead in the aftermath of Typhoon Hagibis, which dropped extreme amounts of rain over the weekend and caused catastrophic flooding in residential areas.
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He's already the country's longest-serving leader — almost 14 years in office. His party controls all government branches and much of the national media. Now he's poised to win a new term on Oct. 20.
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The New Jersey senator sat down for NPR's interview series Off Script and was asked by an undecided voter why some residents in his hometown of Newark don't see him as "the voice" of black youth.
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Freshman Democrats are taking on a political risk in supporting an impeachment inquiry of President Trump. They say it's worth it.
The U.S. is preparing to evacuate its anti-ISIS forces from northeast Syria as a Turkish offensive into the region has endangered U.S. troops. Kurds say Syrian troops will fill the void.
Abhijit Banarjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer will share the Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.
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The winner of the Nobel Prize in economics will be announced Monday morning.
Typhoon Hagibus made landfall on Saturday with strong rain and powerful winds hitting the central and northern parts of Japan. Dozens of fatalities have been reported so far.
Syria's army is moving into northern Syria to repel a Turkish incursion as U.S. troops prepare to withdraw. Fiona Hill, the Trump administration's former top aide on Russia, testifies on Ukraine.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Gregg Nunziata, a former staffer for Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and the Senate Judiciary Committee, about the White House counsel's strategy on the impeachment inquiry.
U.S. forces fighting ISIS could leave northeast Syria in just days. They are caught between two opposing armies: the Turkish military and Syrian Kurdish forces.